Leafs trying to move Holland; UNLV to D1; Hossa next Jagr? (Puck Headlines)

• According to Peter Holland’s agent, the Toronto Maple Leafs are trying to trade the center. Holland reportedly skipped the Leafs trip to Western Canada due to a dispute over playing time. [Toronto Sun]

• The ACHA has approved the elevation of the UNLV men’s hockey team to Division I. [USA Today]

• Five things you need to know about Canada’s World Juniors selection camp. [Buzzing the Net]

• Jakob Chychrun blasted out of the gates for the Arizona Coyotes. He’s now been a healthy scratch in five of the team’s last seven games leading the rookie to learn some valuable lessons early in his career. [AZ Central]

• Dylan Larkin is going through the dreaded sophomore slump. Ken Holland talks about his young phenom and where he’s at in his development. [CBC]

• Tyson Barrie is learning the hard way that earning a big contract in the offseason leads to increased pressure to perform. [Denver Post]

• Thousands remember legendary Fort Wayne Komets announcer Bob Chase who died over the weekend. He was 90. [Journal Gazette]

• David Patrnak is the next Boston Bruins player in line for a long term extension. [Boston Globe]

• Jack Skille credits his work with a sports psychologist for reinvigorating his passion for the game and reshaping his view when things aren’t going his way. [The Province]

• Frederik Anderson had a horrible first month for the Leafs. He was being overly aggressive. Now that he’s reverted to form, he’s experiencing much more success. [In Goal Mag]

• Marian Hossa could be the next Jaromir Jagr as far as playing into his forties and still being competitive. [Chicago Sun-Times]

• Short list of possible coaching candidates for the Vegas Golden Knights. [The Sin Bin]

• Still think the St. Louis Blues should have kept Brian Elliott over Jake Allen? The latter is one of the hottest goaltenders in the NHL right now. [St. Louis Game Time]

• William Nylander has become a scapegoat for the Leafs. [Leafs Nation]

• Rookie defenseman Troy Stecher was expected to make an impact on the Vancouver Canucks at some point and that impact has come earlier than expected. [The Canuck Way]

• Phil Kessel, brother of women’s hockey superstar Amanda, took to Twitter to lend his support to his sister and the New York Riveters. [Excelle Sports]

• After a tumultuous 48 hours in the NWHL, the Buffalo Beauts struggles on the ice mirrored the chaos off of it. [Ice Garden]

• The existence of the NWHL and CWHL as competitors forces each other to be better. [Fan Rag Sports]

• A behind the numbers look at the value of scoring first and conditional probability. [Hockey-Graphs]

• Fantasy hockey cage match: Phil Kessel versus Jakub Vorachek. [Dobber]

• Finally, better know Brendan Gaunce of the Vancouver Canucks as he drives a Toyota to work in a segment presented by Toyota. What a coincidence!